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Local Government Administrative Occupations

Job holders in this unit group undertake a variety of administrative and clerical duties in local government offices and departments.

More about this Career

Average Salary


New workers start around £10498. Normal pay is £22918 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £34447.



Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Performs other clerical duties not elsewhere classified including preparing financial information for management, proof reading printed material and drafting letters in reply to correspondence or telephone enquiries.
  • Arranges, classifies and indexes publications, correspondence and other material in libraries and offices.
  • Updates and maintains data, correspondence and other records for storage or despatch.
  • Receives and pays out cash and cheques and performs closely related clerical duties.
  • Prepares and checks invoices and verifies accuracy of records.
  • Computes cost of product/services and maintains and balances records of financial transactions.

Skills Employers are looking for

Soft skills

Soft skills are non-technical skills that include how you interact with colleagues, solve problems, and manage your work

  • Active Listening


  • Active Learning


  • Critical Thinking


  • Writing


  • Mathematics


  • Reading Comprehension


  • Learning Strategies


  • Monitoring


  • Speaking


  • Science


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